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Brunsvigite

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Formula:
(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Name:
Named in 1901 by Johannes Fromme for Brunsvig region in Germany where the mineral was found.
A variety of Chlorite Group

A chloritic mineral.
Originally described from Gabbro Quarry (Bärenstein Quarry), Bad Harzburg, Harz Mts, Lower Saxony, Germany.


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Classification of BrunsvigiteHide

Notes:
Rejected by the IMA

Chemical Properties of BrunsvigiteHide

Formula:
(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8

Other Language Names for BrunsvigiteHide

Simplified Chinese:铁镁绿泥石
Spanish:Brunsvigita

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for BrunsvigiteHide

Localities for BrunsvigiteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Bligh Co.
Ashley, P.M., and Willott, B.R. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 16-33.
  • Western Australia
    • Leonora Shire
      • Leinster
Du Puy, K. (2003) Descriptive hydrothermal alteration model for the Thunderbox gold deposit: insights into timing of gold mineralisation relative to deformation and metamorphism. Unpublished Honours thesis, University of Western Australia. 88pp.
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shaoguan Prefecture
      • Nanxiong Co.
        • Baishun Uranium ore field
Jianguo He, Jiashu Rong, Yuxian Mao, Jianzhong Li, Minqiang Zhu, Changliang Wang, Mingyue Feng, and Minghui Rao (2008): World Nuclear Geoscience 47(3), 125-133
  • Hebei Province
    • Zhangjiakou Prefecture
      • Zhangbei Co.
Youli Feng, Lijing Yu, and Ruizhong Hu (2006): Journal of The Virtual Explorer 24(2).
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Fuzhou Prefecture
      • Le'an Co.
        • Xiangshan Uranium ore field
          • Zoujiashan ore district
Weixing Zhang, Weihua Feng, and Baosong Zhang (2007): Resources Survey & Environment 28(4), 293-297
    • Ganzhou Prefecture
      • Chongyi Co.
        • Lujing Uranium ore field
          • Huangao district
Jianguo He, Jiashu Rong, Yuxian Mao, Jianzhong Li, Minqiang Zhu, Changliang Wang, Mingyue Feng, and Minghui Rao (2008): World Nuclear Geoscience 47(3), 125-133
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Golmud Co. (Ge'ermu Co.)
        • Qimantage Mts
Miao Yu, Chengyou Feng, Guangying Bao, Hongchuan Liu, Yiming Zhao, Daxin Li, Ye Xiao, and Jiannan Liu (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(1), 55-76
  • Shandong Province
    • Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province)
      • Yantai Prefecture
        • Qixia Co.
Letian Du and Wenguang Wang (2012): Geological Review 58(6), 1017-1022
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Ngari Prefecture
      • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
Zhi Zhang, Juxing Tang, Yuchuan Chen, Zhijun Li, Junlong Song, Xiaofeng Yao, Yi Yang, Zhenghua Hu, Wei Chen, and Hongxing Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(3), 305-317
    • Xigazê Prefecture (Rikaze Prefecture; Shigatse Prefecture)
      • Xaitongmoin Co. (Xietongmen Co.)
Wenyi Xu, Fengchu Pan, Xiaoming Qu, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Weishi Chen, Dan Yang, and Yanhe Cui (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press).
  • Yunnan Province
    • Baoshan Prefecture
      • Longyang District
Hua Huang, Changqing Zhang, Yunman Zhou, Bo Liu, Yongfu Xie, Yuntao Dong, Chunhai Yang, and Wenwei Dong (2014): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 33(1), 127-148
    • Wenshan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Maguan Co.
        • Dulong ore field
Zhen Liao, Yuping Liu, Chaoyang Li, Lin Ye, Shirong Liu, and Wenqin Zheng (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(1), 169-176
  • Zhejiang Province
    • Quzhou Prefecture
      • Qujiang District
Letian Du and Wenguang Wang (2012): Geological Review 58(6), 1017-1022
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Paulhaguet
        • Domeyrat
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
        • Jax
          • La Ribeyrette & La Fauvette valleys (La Fioure; La Fiouve)
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
        • Mazerat-Aurouze
          • Aurouze
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
      • Pinols
        • Desges
P.G. Pelisson : "Etude Mineralogique et Metallogenique du district filonien polytype de Paulhaguet, Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français. Doctorate Thesis, 1989
        • Pinols
P.G. Pelisson : "Etude Mineralogique et Metallogenique du district filonien polytype de Paulhaguet, Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français. Doctorate Thesis, 1989
  • Occitanie
    • Ariège
      • Cauflens
        • Seix
          • Salau
Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 623-632.
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Harzburg
        • Radau valley
No reference listed
Iran
 
  • South Khorasan Province
    • Nehbandan
Karimpour, M.H., Zaw, K., and Huston, D.L. (2005): Journal of Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran 16(2), 153-168.
Oman
 
  • Al Buraymi Governorate
    • Northern Oman Ophiolite
Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Ząbkowice Slaskie District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
Sachanbiński et al. 2000: Heavy minerals in the serpentinite weathering cover of the Szklary massif. Geologia Sudetica, vol. 33, pp. 131-141.
Portugal
 
  • Coimbra District
International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Black Hills (Black Hill Range)
        • Verde District
          • Jerome
            • Copper Chief Mine area
Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai Co., AZ, USGS PP 308: 93.
Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai Co., AZ, USGS PP 308: 121.
  • Michigan
www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
  • South Carolina
Speer, J.Alexander.,(1987) Evolution of magmatic AFM mineral assemblages in granitoid rocks :The hornblende+melt = biotite reaction in the Liberty Hill pluton, South Carolina :American Mineralogist,Vol. 72, pg. 863-878 ,1987
Speer, J.Alexander.,(1987) Evolution of magmatic AFM mineral assemblages in granitoid rocks :The hornblende+melt = biotite reaction in the Liberty Hill pluton, South Carolina :American Mineralogist,Vol. 72, pg. 863-878 ,1987
Speer, J.Alexander.,(1987) Evolution of magmatic AFM mineral assemblages in granitoid rocks :The hornblende+melt = biotite reaction in the Liberty Hill pluton, South Carolina :American Mineralogist,Vol. 72, pg. 863-878 ,1987
    • Saluda Co.
Speer,J.Alexander.,(1981) Petrology of Cordierite-and Almandine - Bearing Granitoid Plutons of the Southern Appalachian Piedmont,U.S.A, Canadian Mineralogist Vol.19 pg.35-46 (1981)
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